Napoleon called the British a nation of shopkeepers. As the first Christmas of the 1914-18 war neared, those shopkeepers of Britain were concerned the country might be distracted from being a nation of customers. 1,112 more words
“All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.”
There is a collection of papers relating to Wilfred John Pegge held by Manchester Central Library.
They are a fascinating mix of field message books, field diaries, training notes, books and pamphlets. 271 more words